Issue 89192 - formula evaluation
Summary: formula evaluation
Alias: None
Product: Calc
Classification: Application
Component: programming (show other issues)
Version: OOo 2.4.0
Hardware: All All
: P3 Trivial with 1 vote (vote)
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: AOO issues mailing list
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Keywords: needmoreinfo
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Reported: 2008-05-08 18:11 UTC by rossamar
Modified: 2013-02-07 22:42 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Issue Type: FEATURE
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Developer Difficulty: ---

Formula evaluation in M$ Excel (29.48 KB, image/png)
2008-05-15 07:55 UTC, merschmann
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Description rossamar 2008-05-08 18:11:43 UTC
One thing I miss from Excel 2003 is the evaluation of a formula, it is displayed
in a dialog box and the values are sustitued in the formula and it is evaluated,
very nice for tracking math errors in the formula, you can see the intermediate
results and how the calculation is made; order and so on, thus I can see if
there is a missing parenthesis or other misstake.

I installed Open Office in my job, thus rarely use Microsoft Office, only for
evaluating formulas.

Thanks and best regards.
Comment 1 merschmann 2008-05-09 10:26:34 UTC
Are you speaking about the assistant which is nested left to the formula input
above sheet? This exists in Calc as well.
Else please describe more precise maybe with a screenshot.
Comment 2 merschmann 2008-05-15 07:55:17 UTC
Created attachment 53660 [details]
Formula evaluation in M$ Excel
Comment 3 merschmann 2008-05-15 07:58:57 UTC
Attached a screenshot for rossamar.

Confirming this feature does not exist at this time in OOo.

Comment 4 oc 2008-07-15 10:44:14 UTC
reassigning features and enhancements to user which
will be the default owner for those tasks (was introduced some time ago)